Ashley Evans

The Extraordinary Life of Nelson Mandela
  • The Extraordinary Life of Nelson Mandela

  • The story of the first black president of South Africa.

    NELSON MANDELA is known for dedicating his life to fighting for equality in South Africa and overthrowing racial segregation. He grew up hearing the elders' stories of his ancestors' fighting in the wars of resistance, and he dreamed of fighting for the freedom of his people. His childhood wish was granted when he became the first black president of South Africa, and an icon for hope, change and equality.

    Extraordinary Lives is a bold, inclusive biography series shining a light on modern and historical figures. Entertaining, accessible and educational, they are the perfect introductions to these amazing people and their achievements.

    Collect them all:
    Collect them all!
    Michelle Obama
    Malala Yousafzai
    Stephen Hawking
    Neil Armstrong
    Katherine Johnson
    Anne Frank
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Rosa Parks
    Mary Seacole

    Coming in 2020:
    Greta Thunberg
    Alan Turing
    Freddie Mercury
    Serena Williams
    Steve Jobs
    Amelia Earhart
    Nelson Mandela

Puffin (Author) Since publishing a series of non-fiction in 1940, Puffin has grown to become one of the most iconic children's entertainment brands in the world. Publishing stories for children from 0 -12 Puffin is home to famous authors, illustrators and children's brands including Roald Dahl, Jacqueline Wilson, Malorie Blackman, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the Snowman and Diary of a Wimpy Kid to name but a few. Many of these stories live beyond the book and have inspired films, music and games. Puffin is always on the look-out for new talent and is committed to giving children access to stories, through innovative formats and partnerships; ensuring that the magic of imagination passes from one generation to the next. Dream big, Read Puffin. Shelina Janmohamed (Author) Shelina Janmohamed is the bestselling author of Love in a Headscarf, a memoir about growing up as a British Muslim woman. Her new book, Generation M: Young Muslims Changing the World?, is an exploration of rising group of global Muslims who believe that faith and modernity go hand in hand, and they are going to have a disproportionate influence on our future world. She is an established commentator on Muslim social and religious trends, particularly around young Muslims and Muslim women, and writes for Daily Telegraph, the Guardian, the National and the BBC.

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